Deputy Sports Editor

Scott Thurston

Scott Thurston supervises the department’s writers, including scheduling and assigning of stories and features. He also edits our project and enterprise reporting and coordinates our event coverage (Olympics, Super Bowl, World Series, etc.)

He has been at the Globe for 34 years and have previously covered high schools, colleges, and worked on the copy desk.

Latest stories

Julian Benbow

UMass cross-country coach is 26.2 miles away from an Olympic berth

By Julian Benbow , Globe Staff

Tim Ritchie needs a top-three finish in Saturday’s US Marathon Trials to make the team for Tokyo.

Brad Stevens has a direct connection to M. Night Shyamalan

By Nicole Yang , Staff

A friendship sprung up between the Celtics coach and the Hollywood filmmaker from their proximity at Celtics-Sixers games.


UMass has lost six straight, but the Minutemen are OK

By Joe Sullivan , Globe Correspondent

Coach Matt McCall still feels his young team, whose best players are freshmen, is talented and improving.


Nick Folk, post appendectomy, fits back in his place

By and , Globe Staff

Not wanting to leave the Patriots in the lurch, Folk declared himself good to kick Friday, and seemed no worse for wear.